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New publisher plans to offer budding authors £24,000 salary

De Montfort Literature will employ an algorithm ‘to identify career novelists’, and hopes to free its writers from second jobsEven the most revered authors held down day jobs, from TS Eliot’s time at Lloyd’s to Walt Whitman’s stint as a government clerk. Now a “successful hedge fund with a... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber CEO speaks out after winning indie trade publisher of the year

Head of venerable press says his sector has important role in the defence of free speech and champions the revival of literary fiction and traditional booksFaber & Faber’s chief executive has called for publishers to oppose crackdowns on free speech and the rise of so-called fake news.... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jeremy Hutchinson’s Case Histories review – from Lady Chatterley to Christine Keeler and the Great Train Robbery

Police perjury, political manipulation and judicial failings … Thomas Grant’s pungent, amusing study details the heroic achievements of a supreme criminal barristerThe doyen of the English criminal bar, Jeremy Hutchinson, turned 100 on 28 March. Still a spry and self-sufficient figure, his... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bob the Street Cat books top 1m copies in UK

Homeless busker James Bowen was helped in his struggle against addiction by the companionship of a stray cat. Now his books charting their friendship have propelled him into an elite publishing clubSamuel Johnson used to buy oysters for his cat, Hodge; Charles Dickens was so distressed when his... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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